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Material Transfer Agreements
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A Material Transfer Agreement or, MTA, is a written contract between UVM and an outside party setting forth the terms and conditions for the transfer of the providing party’s proprietary materials or research tools to the receiving party for use in the receiving party’s research programs.
Such research materials and tools can include, for example, transgenic animals, cell lines, cultures, proteins, human or animal DNA, nucleotides, or chemical compounds including compounds from pharmaceutical companies.
An MTA provides for transfer of possession of
the material; however, title or ultimate control remains with the
materials provider. UVM enters into MTAs with other non-profit
institutions, the federal government, private corporations, and
different entities outside the United States.
UVM can be either the provider or recipient of research materials or tools.
Material Transfer Agreements in Depth
- Click here for an in depth discussion of the issues involved in executing MTA including UVM's process and procedures.
- Find information here about MTAs for materials or tools being provided to UVM from another institution or company.
- Find information here about MTAs for UVM materials or tools being provided by UVM for research use at another institution or company.
Sample MTA Agreements
- Please visit the Forms Library for forms related to Material Transfer Agreements.
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